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Eight tips on running meetings

PSMJ, the business consultants for the architecture/engineering/contractor sector, issued the following advice in its July 13 "Weekly Tips" newsletter on how to run effective meetings:


PSMJ, the business consultants for the architecture/engineering/contractor sector, issued the following advice in its July 13 “Weekly Tips” newsletter on how to run effective meetings:

1. have an agenda

2. assign a facilitator

3. ensure that the participants are engaged

4. monitor the discussion to ensure that  it isn’t dominated by one or two individuals

5. stick to the agenda so that specific objectives of the meeting are addressed

6. account for the participants joining via conference call

7. end the meeting on time.

8. record and promptly distribute action items and meeting notes.

See www.psmj.com.